'''Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay''' (; 11 December 1810 – 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.
[His names are often reversed "Louis Charles Alfred de Musset": see "(Louis Charles) Alfred de Musset" (bio), Biography.com, 2007, webpage: [http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9419413 Bio9413].] ["Chessville - Alfred de Musset: Romantic Player", Robert T. Tuohey, Chessville.com, 2006, webpage: [http://www.chessville.com/misc/History/PastPawns/deMusset.htm Chessville-deMusset].]
Along with his poetry, he is known for writing the autobiographical novel
''La Confession d'un enfant du siècle'' (''The Confession of a Child of the Century'').